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High Art

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Original title
High Art
Running time
102 min.
United States United States
Lisa Cholodenko
Shudder to Think
Tami Reiker
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October Films / 391 Productions
Drama. Romance | Gay & Lesbian. Drugs. Photography. Independent Film (US)
Synopsis / Plot
Syd, a newly appointed assistant editor of Frame magazine, discovers that the woman living above her flat is none other than the talented yet enigmatic photographer Lucy Berliner. Syd gets acquainted with both Lucy's past work and her circle of flegmatic, junkie friends. Seeing a definite career opportunity, Syd encourages Lucy to shoot new pictures for her magazine. At the same time, a strong attraction starts to develop between them.
1998: Sundance Film Festival: Best Screenplay
1998: Deauville Film Festival: Jury Prize
1998: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Actress (Sheedy). 5 Nominations
1998: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Actress (Ally Sheedy)
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